10 days in Fukuoka Prefecture Itinerary

10 days in Fukuoka Prefecture Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Fukuoka Prefecture trip itinerary maker

Make it your trip
Ferry to Caticlan, Fly to Fukuoka
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Fukuoka
— 4 nights
Drive
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Toho-mura
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kitakyushu
— 3 nights
Fly to Boracay, Ferry to Boracay

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Fukuoka

— 4 nights

City of Yatai

The largest city on the island, Fukuoka formed through the merger of two former cities that had grown up either side of the Naka River.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Munakata Shrine and Kyushu National Museum. Kids will appreciate attractions like Dazaifu Tenman-gu and Hakata Station. Venture out of the city with trips to Munakata Taisha Okitsugu Yohaijo (in Munakata), Ito Sai Sai (in Itoshima) and Kurume (Fukuoka Science Museum & Ishibashi Cultural Center). And it doesn't end there: go for a walk through Ohori Park, get engrossed in the history at Fukuoka City Museum, admire the natural beauty at Fukuoka City Zoological Garden, and have fun and explore at teamLab Future Park Canal City Hakata.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Fukuoka sightseeing planning website.

Boracay, Philippines to Fukuoka is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of ferry and flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Boracay to Fukuoka due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Boracay in January, expect Fukuoka to be much colder, temps between 11°C and 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Toho-mura.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Toho-mura

— 2 nights
On the 6th (Mon), examine the collection at Japan Spinning Top Museum, get engrossed in the history at Chikuzenmachi Tachiarai Peace Memorial Museum, then examine the collection at Kurume World Camellia Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Iwatoyama History Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Yame Traditional Crafts Museum. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Usui Peace Memorial Hall, take an in-depth tour of Ozuka Ancient Burial Mound Museum, see the interesting displays at Tagawa City Coal-mining Museum, then get a taste of the local shopping with Yanase Hongama Shusetsuan, and finally examine the collection at Koishiwarayaki Traditional Industry Plaza.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Toho-mura tour itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Fukuoka to Toho-mura in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in January, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Kitakyushu.

Things to do in Toho-mura

Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Kitakyushu

— 3 nights
An important gateway for trade and travel between Honshu and Kyushu, the city of Kitakyushu has an old industrial waterfront and provides access to a number of natural sites across the wider region.
Kitakyushu Museum of Natural History & Human History and TOTO Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Kids will enjoy Kyushu Railway History Museum and Space World. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kitakyushu: Old Ito Denemon House (in Iizuka) and Nogata Municipal Coal Memorial Museum (in Nogata). Next up on the itinerary: get curious at Kitakyushu Culture and Science Museum for Youth, meet the residents at Itozu no Mori Zoological Park, examine the collection at Edo Light Museum, and take a stroll through Mojiko Retro.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Kitakyushu trip planner.

Getting from Toho-mura to Kitakyushu by car takes about 1.5 hours. January in Kitakyushu sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kitakyushu

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Fukuoka Prefecture travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Shopping Malls · Landmarks
Fukuoka Prefecture is a prefecture of Japan on Kyūshū Island. The capital is the city of Fukuoka.HistoryFukuoka Prefecture includes the former provinces of Chikugo, Chikuzen, and Buzen.Shrines and templesKōra taisha, Sumiyoshi-jinja, and Hakosagi-gū are the chief Shinto shrines in the prefecture.GeographyFukuoka Prefecture faces the sea on three sides, bordering Saga, Ōita, and Kumamoto prefectures and facing Yamaguchi Prefecture across the Kanmon Straits.As of 1 April 2012, 18% of the land area of the prefecture was designated as natural parks: Setonaikai National Park, Genkai, Kitakyūshū, and Yaba-Hita-Hikosan quasi-national parks, and Chikugogawa, Chikuhō, Dazaifu, Sefuri Raizan, and Yabegawa Prefectural Natural Parks.

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